To be eligible to apply to master's degree programme(s) applicants must meet the criteria listed below. There are no specific English language eligibility requirements for application to our master's degree programmes.

1) Required educational background

Big Data Analytics

A suitable bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a similar field deemed to include sufficient technical skills and scientific rigor (however prior studies must include a minimum of 30 ECTS in programming subjects).

International Business Management

A suitable bachelor's degree in the field of Business or another relevant fieldIn case the bachelor's degree is from another field than business, you should still have a minimum of 40 ECTS credits in business studies.

Media Management

A suitable bachelor's degree, e.g. within the field of Media and Communications, Arts and Culture Management, Business Management, Media and Information Technology, Art & Design, Advertising, Literature, Culture Studies or Entertainment Law.     

Leadership for Nordic Healthcare

A suitable bachelor's degree, within Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Emergency Care, Physiotherapy, Sports and Physical Education or Social Care.


2) Required 2 years work experience

All applicants must, in addition to the requirements listed above, have a minimum of two years (24 months) of relevant work experience gained after the completion of the bachelor's degree in order to meet the eligibility criteria.

Work experience is only counted after the bachelor's degree has been awarded, and needs to be proven by a work certificate. Work experience gained before or during an applicant's bachelor studies cannot be counted towards the work experience minimum requirement. An exception is only made for applicants who have completed a Finnish vocational college diploma or higher vocational diploma (opisto- tai ammatillisen korkea-asteen tutkinto) before the completion of their higher education degree, as they may also take into account work experience gained before the higher education degree. Work experience can be counted up to 31 July 2020.

Part-time work is converted to full-time work so that 150 hours or 20 full-time working days (a minimum of 7 hours per day) are equal to a month. The work experience does not have to be continuous or from the same employer. Practical training or on-the-job learning is not counted as work experience if it forms a part of the degree used for applying.